Moving beyond disability

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics

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3rd ISPO Global Educators Meeting

8-10 June 2022, virtual edition

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ISPO World Congress

24-27 April 2023, Guadalajara, Mexico

Moving beyond disability

About the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics

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3rd ISPO Global Educators Meeting

8-10 June 2022, virtual edition

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ISPO World Congress

24-27 April 2023, Guadalajara, Mexico

Current projects

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Lead & Compass

ISPO has conducted a project to develop the Lower Extremity Amputation Data Set and the Consensus Outcome Measures for Prosthetic and Amputation Services.

Wheelchair Service Training

In collaboration with the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP), ISPO is organising Wheelchair Service Training (Basic Level).

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Auditor Training Package

ISPO is developing a training package for auditors who assess P&O training programmes worldwide.

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Lead & Compass

ISPO has conducted a project to develop the Lower Extremity Amputation Data Set and the Consensus Outcome Measures for Prosthetic and Amputation Services.

Wheelchair Service Training

In collaboration with the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP), ISPO is organising Wheelchair Service Training (Basic Level).

Society Resources

POI Journal

ISPO's journal, Prosthetics and Orthotics International, is one of the major scientific publications in the field. 

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Resources

ISPO develops and gathers resources that are useful to the global P&O community.

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Continuing Professional Development

ISPO develops learning activities geared at professionals who aim to enhance their abilities. 

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Education & Accreditation

ISPO accredits prosthetic and orthotic training programmes worldwide.

For more than 50 years, ISPO has worked to develop the prosthetics, orthotics, and assistive technology sector worldwide

ISPO has accredited P&O training programmes worldwide that have graduated 6500+ qualified professionals

ISPO collaborates with international and non-governmental organisations, associations and industry around the world

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Our impact

The International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) aims to improve the quality of life by developing global rehabilitation practice of prosthetic, orthotic, mobility and assistive technology

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Members

ISPO brings together more than 3000 members from over 100 countries. ISPO Member Societies exist in more than 70 countries around the globe

Our impact

The International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) aims to improve the quality of life by developing global rehabilitation practice of prosthetic, orthotic, mobility and assistive technology

3000+

Members

ISPO brings together over 3000 members from ore than 100 countries

For more than 50 years, ISPO has worked to develop the prosthetics and orthotics sector worldwide

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ISPO-accredited P&O training programmes worldwide with 5000+ qualified graduates

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ISPO-accredited P&O training programmes worldwide with 5000+ qualified graduates

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ISPO Community

ISPO brings together professionals, users, associations, organisations, and institutions from over 100 countries worldwide, with an interest in prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchairs, assistive devices, rehabilitation engineering, and related topics.